Monday, August 10, 2015

A Day for Daisies baby card

The daughter of a good friend is expecting a baby boy early next month, so I thought I would make a new baby card in blue to celebrate little Travis' upcoming arrival. I had some pearlescent blue cards in my stash, so I started with one of those for my card base.
Next, I imported a digital stamp from A Day for Daisies into my Silhouette Design Studio software and sized it up for an A2 card. I also used a digital sentiment and printed the image and sentiment out before choosing some Spellbinders dies to cut them and mat them. It's really a better idea to choose dies first and size up the images and sentiments to fit in the dies, but sometimes I forget that step! I used Spellbinders Standard Circles Small for the image and Spellbinders Stately Circles for the circle mat made with the safety pin paper. I had a metal bib embellishment in my stash and some blue self-adhesive gems to finish off the front of the card.
For the inside of the card, I cut the sentiment and mat with Spellbinders Resplendent Rectangles. I used foam squares to adhere everything on the card except for the self-adhesive gemstones in the lower right corner.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

Live and Love Crafts: blue
 http://liveandlovecrafts.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/challenge-38-sandys-choice-blue.html

The ABC Challenge: O is for Open (ATG)
http://abc-challenge.blogspot.com.au/

Card and Scrap: ATG
http://pictureandscrap.blogspot.com/

Lia Stampz: monochromatic
http://liastampz.blogspot.ro/2015/08/challenge-91-use-one-color.html

Lacy Sunshine's Challenge Blog: ATG
http://lacysunshine.blogspot.co.uk/

Digi Design Challenge: monochromatic
http://disdigidesignschallenge.blogspot.com/

QKR Stampede: ATG
http://qkrstampede.blogspot.co.uk/

Simon Says Stamp: ATG
http://www.simonsaysstampblog.com/wednesdaychallenge/

Wednesday Word Art: ATG
http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/

Clear it Out Challenge: ATG with an item from your stash (I used a metal bib embellishment)
http://clearitoutchallenge.blogspot.com/

Silhouette Challenge: ATG
http://www.silhouettechallenges.com/2015/08/silhouette-challenges-28-new-dt.html

17 comments:

  1. wawwww så super flot ♥

    10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

    knuzzzz ♥

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  2. What a sweet card, Carrie - love that safety-pin paper, couldn't be cuter! Thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge this week!

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  3. Cute card!!

    Thank you for joining us at Card and Scrap.

    Jytte, DT :)

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  4. Very pretty card, love the soft blues.

    Thank you for playing along with us at Di's Digi Challenge. I hope you will join us again next challenge.

    Hugs,
    Kelly- Di's Digi DT

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  5. Lovely baby card & I love the light blue. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT

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  6. Gorgeous creation, thanks for entering our A/G challenge.
    {aNNie Lacy Sunshine DT member}

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  7. Perfect baby card!
    Thank you for joining us over at Color Your World by Lacy Sunshine!
    Hugs
    Sandra (DT)

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  8. Sweet card. Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Challenges.

    Nikki

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  9. Ahh how sweet thank you for joining us at color your world by lacy sunshine . Good luck
    Caroline senior ct

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  10. love the softness, so very sweet
    thank you so much for joining us at Lacy Sunshine Color your world..
    Hugs

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  11. Such a beautiful keepsake of a card. Love that metal embellishment.

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  12. Whats a sweet card! And congrats to your friend's daughter. So glad you could play along with us @LiaStampz!

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